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Bike Movie help?
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We have talking about songs, books, and movies on here, there is a movie that I remember a while ago about a guy who rode a long distance on a road bike. I want to say 70's 80's era (heck it could even be 60's) is when this took place. I just remember a scene where he is in a camper style rv? and his legs were shaking profusely from muscle spasms. He had a support team girlfriend driver of the rv/camper and driving me nuts is that is all I can remember. There was a reason he was cycling but geesh can't even remember that!
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#2
Two that I came across might:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breaking_Away

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Flyers
Nigel
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#3
Breaking away about college kids refusing to grow up, one thinking he is Italian Smile.

American Flyers with young Kevin Costner (one of my fav stars). Excellent movie.
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#4
American Flyers
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#5
Gonna try and track this movie down I'm sure it has to be sold or rented somewhere. Also just for fun I'm gonna find Breaking away.
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#6
Breaking Away is required watching for cyclists. Classic. Watched it again with kids recently.
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#7
A bit out of context.. But this is worth watching...I don't know if any of you guys have seen this.. It's a British Council tutorial from Raleigh Nottingham bicycle plant...Some nice hand made & tough stuff.. The best part is women workers fixing tyres & tubes on rim in 50 sec...!!! That's worth watching.

http://vimeo.com/39401575
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